Summary: Denied a handout, a witch exacts vengeance by cursing the village well. Storyline: Townspeople are seen walking past the village well. A man and a mule [the latter obviously a person in a mule costume] stop nearby as the man prepares to get water. An old crone accosts the man and begs a hand-out, but the man indignantly refuses. As he turns back to deal with his mule, the crone reveals herself a witch and curses the well, then exits, shaking her fist. The man returns and fetches water,... Topics: GenX, Georges Méliès, Stop Motion, Fantasy, Short
One of the most famous films from The Lumière Brothers, who are often credited as the Fathers of All Cinema, "Le Squelette Joyeaux" (also known as "The Dancing Skeleton") is arguably the first stop-motion film but surely the best known of its time, packing in the viewers for this witty short comedy film. Release Date: France 1897 Production Co: Lumière Read more about Auguste and Louis Lumière http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auguste_and_Louis_Lumi%C3%A8re ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Gen X, Lumière, Fantasy, Comedy, Short, Stop-Motion, Animation
How do you deal with an invisible thief? ORIGINAL TITLE Le voleur invisible YEAR 1909 DIRECTOR Segundo de Chomón SCREENWRITER Segundo de Chomón CINEMATOGRAPHER Segundo de Chomón Country: France Language: French Release Date: 1909 (France) Production Co: Pathé Frères Sound Mix: Silent Color: Black and White ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Gen X, Segundo de Chomón, Silent Film, Short Film, Comedy, Animation, Stop-Motion
Three young children set up a table, and on the table is placed a miniature stage. The stage curtain opens, a carpet appears, and then the carpet unrolls by itself. Two puppet figures then come out and begin to perform a series of routines. ORIGINAL TITLE Le théâtre électrique de Bob (S) YEAR 1909 DIRECTOR Segundo de Chomón SCREENWRITER Ferdinand Zecca COMPOSER Silent Movie CINEMATOGRAPHER B&W Country: France Language: French Release Date: April 1906 (USA) USA 18 October 1909... Topics: Gen X, Segundo de Chomón, Silent Film, Short Film, Comedy, Animation, Stop-Motion
The Electric Hotel starring Segundo de Chomón and Julienne Mathieu http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0000516/ ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Public Domain, Gen X, Silent Movie, Short Film, Segundo de Chomón, Julienne Mathieu, Comedy,...